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People

Total Population 5,424
Male Share of the Population 45.4%
Female Share of the Population 54.6%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,599
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,956
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.3%
% Using Public Transportation 9.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,224
Median House Value $188,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 19.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wappingers Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles N of New York, New York
County Dutchess
Standard Zip Codes 12590
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.596
Longitude -73.911

Wappingers Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POUGHKEEPSIE
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station GLENHAM
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station STORMVILLE
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wappingers Falls, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

New Hamburg (12590)

Wappinger (12590)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 3,888 $55,298
Balmville 2,741 $81,250
Hopewell Junction 362 $108,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wappingers Falls Public Libraries

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Grinnell Library Association
2642 EAST MAIN STREET
Wappingers Falls, New York
(845) 297-3428
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Wappingers Falls High Schools

ROY C. KETCHAM SHS
99 MYERS CORNERS RD
845-298-5100
Serves 1,822 students.

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